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how to block my lan to surf adult site?

Posted on 2004-10-28
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Last Modified: 2012-08-13
i have a linux router...in my linux router...i have snort, firewall script...my second nic is connected to switch and then from switch to my LAN...so i want if on of the client in LAN typing something at webbrowser such as XXX...so the page will be replace with a page that i create my own self...is that possible?
Question by:operation1612
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ID: 12434365
What you want to do is install a proxy.  Check out "squid" at


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ID: 12436090
you mean install a proxy in my gateway?...that mean i will have to open port for proxy?...

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ID: 12436250
at least i dont want any another port to be open in my linux router...unless there is no other choice...thanks
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ID: 12436902
Squid is a proxy that you can install in the same box.  What you can do is intercept http requests coming from the inside network, look at what is being requested and then reply appropriately.  

There doesn't have to be any additional ports open from the outside to accomplish this (or the inside either, for that matter).
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ID: 12443368
install squid (or whatever proxy you like), then use iptables to redirect any outbound traffic to squid, ready.

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aimhigh earned 200 total points
ID: 12448384
I run DansGuardian on top of Squid as a content filter system like so:

user -> dansguardian:3128  -> (good) squid:80 -> Internet
                   (bad) blocked page that I crafted from the available template

Follow that up with iptables to block direct connect and use the squidguard ruleset that very easily integrates with DansGuardian and you have a pretty darn good content filter system.

Alternatively, you can leave the squid off (i.e. no caching) and simply just use dansguardian as a filter.

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ID: 12667414
dansguradian is definetaly good but sometimes it slow down the internet speed...

use squid and its ACL
go through this link and u can block any site to some and allow some... through this u can do anything u want in a proxy server ..... squid alone is very powerfull...

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